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MsBrains
 one year ago
Help with a study guide question, i will give best response. (Attached file.) Please Help me! I'm study for a big test
MsBrains
 one year ago
Help with a study guide question, i will give best response. (Attached file.) Please Help me! I'm study for a big test

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freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2apply distributive property where possible distributive property says a(b+c) is equal to ab+ac I see you have 3(xy) apply distributive property there

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you can tell me what you get when you apply distributive property to 3(xy)?

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03xy? or 3(yx) p Idk how to do the distributive property

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you do see distributive property is a(b+c)=ab+ac we are taking the outer number and multiplying it to both terms inside the ( )?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2example 6(2+7) is the same as 6*2+6*7 though we didn't need distributive property here because we know what 2+7 is... 6(2+7)=6(9)=54 but we see we get the same number using the distributive property 6(2+7)=6*2+6*7=12+42=54

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2here we can't do y take away x because we don't know what x and y are so you have to apply distributive property here where you have 3(xy)

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.23(xy) is the same as 3x3y

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[3x+4y+3(xy)4x \\ 3x+4y+3x3y4x\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2now using that addition is commutative to place like terms together

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2commutative property is just changing the order

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so for the first slot it's written like 3x+4y+3x3y4y = Distributive property??

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you want to leave that last term as it was we didn't do anything to it

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Umm, how do you write exactly? I'm a little lost on what your saying...sorry

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2should be 3x+4y+3x3y4x by use of the distributive property

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.24x doesn't just turn into 4y

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh! I got it! Okay give me a sec to write it, and then we can move to the next slot?

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got it! so next one?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2have you tried changing the order to put like terms together yet? that was what I suggested above.... I also gave the name of this property too. :) You try it and I will check it.

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait, what do you want me to do?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2change the order so like terms are together

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2like terms are terms with the same variable part

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you should see three terms that have the common variable x you should see two terms that have the common variable y

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2put all your x terms together and put all your y terms together

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2like if I had a+a+b+a+b4a reorder so that like terms are together a+a+a4a+b+b

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03x+3x+4x=10x 4y+3y=7

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you shouldn't change the sign in front of the term you had 3x+4y+3x3y4x by commuative property we can write this as 3x+3x4x+4y3y

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh... I was supposed to add all the X's in order, and all the y's after that?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Example: \[a+a+b+a+4(\frac{1}{4}ba) \text{ given } \\ a+a+b+a+4 \cdot \frac{1}{4} b4a \text{ by distributive property } \\ a+a+b+a+b4a \text{ by simplification } \\ a+a+a4a+b+b \text{ by commutative property } \\ (a+a+a4a)+(b+b) \text{ by associative property } \\ a(1+1+14)+b(1+1) \text{ by distributive property } \\ a(1)+b(2) \text{ by simplification } \\ a+2b \text{ by commautive property }\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2anyways I be back I have thing

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait you're leaving?! I thought you'd help me finish the problem??

MsBrains
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@freckles COME BACK!!!!!

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Sorry. I had something come up. Anyways I hoped the example helped.
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